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Rethinking Measures of Expectancy-Value Theory

Poster Session XII - Board: XII- 092
Sunday, May 30, 2010, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Grand Ballroom

Donna M. Melchione
James Madison University

Kenn E. Barron
James Madison University

Christopher S. Hulleman
James Madison University

Numerous researchers have used the Eccles et al. (1983) Expectancy-Value model to investigate motivation. However, a review of the measures used in this research reveals several opportunities for improvement. The current study uses Benson’s (1998) strong program of construct validation to rethink the measurement of Eccles et al.’s Expectancy-Value model.

 
Subject Area: Methodology
Keywords: Measurement

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